Luther Lee Emerson School

15 Columbus Road
Demarest, NJ 07627
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Luther Lee Emerson School serves 217 students in grades 2-4.
Luther Lee Emerson School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Luther Lee Emerson School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Luther Lee Emerson School's student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-4
Total Students217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Luther Lee Emerson School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Luther Lee Emerson School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#252 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
34%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
57%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch (14-15)
1%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDemarest School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Luther Lee Emerson School is Northern Valley Region Iii (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norwood Northern Valley Region Iii Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 203 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Summit Street
    Norwood, NJ 07648
    (201) 768-2200
    0.5 PK-12 203
  • Demarest Northern Valley Regional High School At Demarest Math: 63% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,018 student
    0.5 miles
    150 Knickerbocker Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-3200
    0.5 9-12 1,018
  • Demarest Demarest Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-8 | 310 students
    0.6 miles
    568 Piermont Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060
    0.6 5-8 310
  • Demarest County Road School
    Grades: PK-1 | 150 students
    0.8 miles
    130 County Rd
    Demarest, NJ 07627
    (201) 768-6060
    0.8 PK-1 150
  • Cresskill Edward H. Bryan Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
    0.8 miles
    51 Brookside Ave
    Cresskill, NJ 07626
    (201) 227-7791
    0.8 PK-5 500

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